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Argosy casino needs new city lease to stay open

Sioux City leaders and officials with Penn National plan to have what is being called a "serious" conference next week about the Argosy Casino's lease with the city. The lease is set to expire January 29th, jeopardizing the jobs of 300 casino workers. City officials say they've struggled to get Penn National to talk about the lease. Penn National says it asked two weeks ago to keep the same lease in place until the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission awards a new gaming license next spring.

Sioux City school board faces deadline for new schools@

The Sioux City School District is starting to explore possibilities for a replacement school site for Hunt Elementary. At a work session, officials discussed the "Sunken Gardens" site near 29th and Jones Streets, but board members prefer a site where the Boys and Girls Home stands, near 22nd and Court Streets.

Veterans are honored at a Sioux City celebration@

Western Iowa Tech Community College honors veterans. On Thursday, students and other Siouxlanders met for a salute to the troops. WIT says it has about 275 enrolled veterans right now. Thursday's celebration comes in advance of the National Veterans Day holiday on Sunday.

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